Cost of Doing Business Study
It’s time for the 2018 Cost of Doing Business Study compilation. Submit your financial information for this annual study/project so you can compare your financial performance to that of all dealers; assist in the valuation process of your business; use benchmarks to establish future goals/budgets; and identify business trends and glean information to help improve your financial performance. Act today! Financial Statements must be received by June 22nd to be included in the report. [Participate Here]
Register today for the Nebraska Summer Legislative Meeting & Golf Outing! Join us June 28 at the York Country Club for a day of informative conversations, mixed in with some golf, laughs and good food. Click here to register by June 15.
Pack your shorts and sunglasses and join us in beautiful Okoboji, Iowa July 15-17 for the INEDA Annual Conference!
Click here to register and book your hotel room by June 13.
Thank You Conference Sponsors [As of 5-24-18]
General: AgDirect, BigIron, Charter Software, EDA, Fastline Media Group, LLC, Federated Insurance, John Day Co., Koski Professional Group, Midwest Messenger, Southeast Community College, Tax Favored Benefits, TractorHouse, Transportation Consultants Inc. & Woods & Aitken
Specialty Manufacturers Reception: Highline Manufacturing, Landoll Corporation, Mark Peterson Marketing, Inc., RM Enterprises & Waechter Sales & Marketing, Inc.
Plant Tours: AGCO, Thurston Manufacturing Co. & POET Bio-Refining
Manufacturer Luncheons: AGCO, Case IH, John Deere & New Holland
AGCO Partners with AgIntegrated – Farm Equipment
AGCO Corp. recently announced a development partnership with agricultural technology company AgIntegrated to deliver ag information management systems services to AGCO customers. The partnership will enable AGCO customers to connect more easily with their agronomy service providers, create seamless data connectivity, and digitize the farm. [More]
KUHN Celebrates 190 Years of Excellence – Farm Equipment
The KUHN Group is present in nearly 100 countries today, with over 5,000 employees and 11 production sites around the world. [More]
Deere Sues Precision Planting, AGCO Claiming Patent Infringement – Successful Farming
U.S. farm equipment maker Deere & Co. sued Precision Planting LLC and AGCO Corp., accusing them of infringing on 12 of its patents. [More]
Ag & Construction Lagging When It Comes to Digitization – Farm Equipment
A report from global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. maintains that, despite the “massive advances in computing power, data analysis and connectedness,” the agricultural and construction industries are lagging behind other sectors when it comes to “productivity gains associated with digitization.” [More]
EDA Launches Student Resource Database – Equipment Dealers Association
The Equipment Dealers Association recently announced the launch of a brand new resource for the equipment industry: EDA’s Student Resource Database. This database is a dynamic, comprehensive guide that is accessible via the EDA website and available to anyone interested in pursuing a career in the ag equipment industry. [More]
AI in Construction Forecast to Grow 450% over Next 5 Years – The Urban Developer
Researchers estimate that artificial intelligence in construction will balloon from $537 million in 2018 to $2.41 billion by 2023. [More]
Glisan Hired as Iowa State Climatologist – IA Dept. of Ag & Land Stewardship
As the State Climatologist, Dr. Glisan will compile and process Iowa climate data for current and future weather data research needs. [More]